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Scofield's Reference Notes
Matthew 19



Verse 4

Have ye not read

See, Genesis 1:27; Genesis 2:23; Genesis 2:24. The passage is significant as Jesus' confirmation of the Genesis narrative of creation.

Verse 8


Thus confirming the Mosaic authorship of Deut.

Verse 12


(See Scofield "Matthew 3:2")

Verse 14


(See Scofield "Matthew 3:2")

Verse 20

kept from my youth

See, Philippians 3:6; Philippians 3:7 contra vs. Philippians 3:7-9

Verse 21


(See Scofield "Matthew 5:48")

Verse 23


(See Scofield "Matthew 3:2")

Verse 25


(See Scofield "Romans 1:16") Cf. Matthew 13:3-9

Verse 28


(Greek - ἀπόλλυμι = "re-creation," "making new)." The word occurs once again in Titus 3:5. There it refers to the new birth or a believing person; here to the re-creation of the social order, and renewal of the earth; Isaiah 11:6-9; Romans 8:19-23 when the kingdom shall come. (See "Kingdom (O.T.),"

(See Scofield "Zechariah 12:8") See Scofield "1 Corinthians 15:24"


Disclosing how the promise Isaiah 1:26 will be fulfilled when the kingdom is set up. The kingdom will be administered over Israel through the apostles, according to the ancient theocratic judgeship. Judges 2:18.


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Bibliography Information
Scofield, C. I. "Scofield Reference Notes on Matthew 19:4". "Scofield Reference Notes (1917 Edition)". 1917.

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Thursday, November 26th, 2020
the Week of Christ the King / Proper 29 / Ordinary 34
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